Sports Illustrated.com has posted a gallery of photos spanning the career of Vin Scully, who the magazine notes was the youngest announcer to work a World Series at age 25 in 1953. This shot, from SI's Phil Bath, is from 1964. On Sunday, a civic crisis was averted when Mr. Los Angeles said he would return for next season.
- The Times landed a Column One story, long in the works, on the marriage of Frank and Jamie McCourt, in advance of Monday's trial date.
- Bob Timmermann at Native Intelligence examines the Times' Sports staff's war on Matt Kemp.
- Pundits around baseball continue to discuss where Manny Ramirez might spend the rest of the season if he and the Dodgers part ways.